Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

IRON STAIN URINE FOR HEMOSIDERIN

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
     Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 100003         Geisinger Epic ID: 17605

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
50 mL of an appropriately collected voided, catheterized, or cystoscopically obtained urine specimen.
Special notes:
Add equal volume of Saccomanno fixative. Label container with patient name and medical record number.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Rejection criteria:
Inadequate patient identifiers on specimen, unlabeled specimen, discrepancy between patient specimen and requisition information, improper collection.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
88313
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Special stain for iron to detect hemosiderin-containing tubular cells.
Synonyms:
HEMOSIDERIN, CYTOLOGY UNSPECIFIED PROCEDURE
MACROPHAGES, HEMATURIA
IRON
HEMOSIDERIN-LADEN MACROPHAGES, FE
Clinical significance:
Detection and characterization of hemosiderin-laden cells in urologic specimens and potentially other urologic abnormalities.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Steven Meschter M.D.    
Review Date: 12/13/2018

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Cytology
Technical Lead: Michele Zelonis
Frequency: Monday-Friday
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Cytology
Technical Lead: Lisa DiPippa    
Frequency: Monday-Friday    
Performed stat? No
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